[texhax] [FORGED] Re: Smaller image-heavy pdf

Rolf Turner r.turner at auckland.ac.nz
Sat Nov 24 20:37:34 CET 2018

On 11/25/18 7:26 AM, Peter Wilson wrote:

> Dan
> Have you tried:    > ps2pdf in.pdf out.pdf
> which has given me file size reductions of about 75%

Now *that* is a trick worth knowing about!  Would not have thought of 
trying that in a million years.  Counterintuitive, but simple once 
you've been told.  Did one little experiment just now, on an arbitrary
pdf file and got a 55% reduction in size, just like that!


Rolf Turner

Technical Editor ANZJS
Department of Statistics
University of Auckland
Phone: +64-9-373-7599 ext. 88276

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